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Founders Dirty Bastard - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 6,332
Reviews: 1,711
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 240
Gots: 1,217 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Mitchster on 01-03-2003

Brewed with 7 varieties of malt (varies over the years).
50 IBU
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Ratings: 6,332 | Reviews: 1,711
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Dark amber can't see through it but nice dissipating off-white head.

S: nice notes of butterscotch and toasted malt aroma

T: Great taste, nice blend of caramel, toffee, butterscotch, and toasted malts.

M: Tangy and creamy.

O: great beer worth buying all the time.

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Pours a dark, murky brown like a very dark honey with a fleeting, yellowish head rising up a half-finger on a good day and rather quickly dissipating to a thin lace then fragmenting into mere wisps, but beneath this there's noteworthy substance: notes of caramel rise up with chocolate and coffee that inhabit the taste, too, along with a hit of butter to boot and a touch of toffee--yum; the mouthfeel being medium and impressively smooth from start to finish. A satisfying and highly recommended Scotch ales.

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A very nice beer. A bit heavy on the abv but tasty! The color and head are average. It has a nice carbonation throughout even after the head settles. The taste is malty at first but the hops lingers for quite a while after you put the glass down. A six pack was about 14 bucks which I think is this beers only downfall. It is good but not good enough for me to lay down this much money for it again. There are many beers as good or better for a few bucks less. I find Yards ESA is comparable in style and flavor for about 10 bucks a six pack. Over all it is worth a try.

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Founders Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Company
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